NA passes (revised) Drug Prevention and Control Law

VOV.VN - Lawmakers adopted the draft amended Drug Prevention and Control Law at the ongoing session of the National Assembly in Hanoi on March 30.

About 454 out of 455 deputies taking part in the session voted for the bill.

The amended bill has eight chapters and 55 articles which regulate drug prevention and control, management of illicit drug users, and treatment of drug users.

Legislation also classifies the responsibility of individuals, families, and agencies in drug prevention and control, as well as State management and international cooperation in the domain.

The bill will take effect as of January 1, 2022.